- Height: 55m
- Pitches: 3
- Ascents: 20
- Description:© (willmonks)
Start: Start by going R from Ali Baba\'s Cave, and scrambling up to a ledge below the southeast face of 'Bluff Minor', looking over the Pines.
10m (12) Unprotected start then up to ledge.
35m (-) 'Steep' to ledge, L onto block, up mossy wall, then easily to belay under headwall.
10m (-) Up to the summit. Good luck with getting back down!
- Ethic: inherited from Arapiles
Mount Arapiles is first and foremost a trad climbing area. The few sport climbs tend to be in the higher grades where no natural pro is available.
Bolting, particularly retro-bolting, is discouraged and should only be undertaken after extensive consultation with the local climbers, first ascensionists, etc. Inappropriately placed bolts have been chopped.
Do not chip the rock.
Look after the park.
Stick to the paths.
Don't disturb the wildlife.
Routes near peregrine falcon nesting sites are closed in the spring.
Minimise the impact of your camping (fuel stoves not fires, take your rubbish with you, etc).
First Ascent: Rob Taylor & Reg Williams, 1965
Located in Bluff Minor approx:
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Route Grade Citations
|11||Community registered grade|
|11||Arapiles, Selected Climbs|
|12||A Rockclimbers Guide to Arapiles/Djurite|
|12 *||ACA Route Register|
Overall quality score: 28%
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